Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced today that Kankakee residents, Chase LaRoche and Vaughn Studer, have been offered appointments to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Both LaRoche and Studer say they intend to accept their appointments.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust and member of the Health subcommittee on Energy and Commerce, has introduced the Orange Book Transparency Act (H.R. 1503) to increase access to lower cost generic drugs and bolster competition within the generic drug marketplace to help reduce drug costs.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job Expo for young men and women between the ages of 16 and 23 on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, in the Media Center of Rich South High School, 5000 Sauk Trail, Richton Park.
“Mommas are dying across this country. Every year, we lose more mommas to maternal mortality and it’s a sad fact that it’s more dangerous to have a baby today than it was 25 years ago,” began Congresswoman Robin Kelly.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL-02) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), along with Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) and Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI-13), introduced bicameral legislation that would address the concerns of petroleum coke and pave the way for federal environmental safety regulations on the fuel.
Yesterday, a bipartisan and bicameral coalition introduced the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019 (H.R. 1168). The legislation would establish baseline security requirements for IoT devices purchased by the federal government.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly released this statement following the release of data from the U.S. Department of Commerce showing the U.S. trade deficit had reached a 10-year high, largely because of President Trump’s failed trade war:
Congresswoman Robin Kelly personally delivered 150 books Friday to Sandridge Elementary School in Lynwood, as part of the Library of Congress’ Surplus Book Program.
Olympia Fields, IL – Yesterday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly filed legislation to rename the Olympia Fields post office for Captain (USA, ret.) Robert L. Martin.
Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly voted in favor of the Bipartisan Background Checks Act (H.R. 8). This bipartisan legislation would ensure that a background check is conducted on every gun sale, thus closing loopholes that allow a significant number of guns to be sold without a background check, especially via the Internet and at gun shows.
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Several years after the city cracked down on Southeast Side facilities for releasing black clouds of lung-damaging petroleum coke into surrounding neighborhoods, a new federal bill aims to set in motion the first comprehensive study on the health and environmental impacts of the pollutant.
Connected devices are notorious for their shoddy security and Congress is hoping to fix that.
Members of the US Senate and House of Representatives introduced the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act on Monday, hoping to bring legislative action to the emerging technology.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly personally delivered 150 books last week to Sandridge Elementary School in Lynwood as part of the Library of Congress’ Surplus Book Program.
A member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen who lived in Olympia Fields would have the post office in that suburb named in his honor under legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson.
House Democrats say their increasingly visible alliance with politically active physicians helped them pass legislation mandating federal background checks on all gun sales. But they so far haven’t broken through the wall of opposition in the GOP-majority Senate.
It’s been a busy week for south suburban U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, and among the most significant weeks of her six years in Congress.
On Tuesday night, Lori Lightfoot — the top vote-getter in Chicago’s mayoral primary — first thanked family, campaign staff and volunteers, then Kelly during her victory speech.
U.S. Reps. Bobby Rush (D-1st) and Robin Kelly (D-2nd) have been appointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce by the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.
The record-setting partial government shutdown that enters its 24th day today is having a damaging effect on the nation's cybersecurity, both now and in the future.
Keeping and recruiting tech talent is already a struggle for the federal government, and one lawmaker warns the shutdown will make the problem worse.
The House of Representatives acknowledged the victims of last weekend's Orlando massacre in predictable fashion on Monday: not with discussion of why a man once on an FBI terror watchlist was able to legally purchase the guns he used to kill at least 49 people, but with a time-honored ritual that has become so commonplace as to lose all meaning: the moment of silence.